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Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement
Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

By: - 0 Yesterday

CHICAGO — As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most...

Eat more fruit and vegetables for a longer life, researchers say
Eat more fruit and vegetables for a longer life, researchers say

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day could significantly reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death, according to new...

Yo, skip the dairy; yogurt alternatives worth a try
Yo, skip the dairy; yogurt alternatives worth a try

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Making a change in your diet can be an eye-opener at the grocery store. This was the case when I went on the hunt for nondairy yogurt after recently...

Penrose-St. Francis in Colorado Springs makes it 10 years in a row among nation's best hospitals
Penrose-St. Francis in Colorado Springs makes it 10 years in a row among nation's best hospitals

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Penrose-St. Francis Health System once again made Healthgrades' list of 50-best hospitals in the nation - making it 10 straight years with such a...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Feb. 21, 2017
Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Feb. 21, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

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Rejoice, weekend warriors: A few days of camping tunes up your circadian clock
Rejoice, weekend warriors: A few days of camping tunes up your circadian clock

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Falling asleep might come a little easier when it happens beneath the stars. A new report from the University of Colorado backs up that woodsy wisdom...

Drugs vanish at some VA hospitals
Drugs vanish at some VA hospitals

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 20, 2017

WASHINGTON  — Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in...

AP Exclusive: Drugs vanish at some VA hospitals
AP Exclusive: Drugs vanish at some VA hospitals

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid...

One Billion Rising rally in Colorado shakes up stigma surrounding abuse survivors
One Billion Rising rally in Colorado shakes up stigma surrounding abuse survivors

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

DENVER – Energy at Saturday’s rally at the 16th St. Mall reflected the event’s title: Rising. Hundreds filled the sidewalks outside of the...

New X-ray machine makes Colorado Springs cleft palate clinic a one-stop-shop
New X-ray machine makes Colorado Springs cleft palate clinic a one-stop-shop

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

For Brettney O'Connell and her two young children, the hectic life of getting care when both kids are born with cleft palates is all too familiar....

Pet rats from El Paso County linked to multi-state virus outbreak
Pet rats from El Paso County linked to multi-state virus outbreak

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

A rat breeding facility in El Paso County is linked to an outbreak of a rodent-borne virus that has reached 15 states. El Paso County public health...

GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain
GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — Top House Republicans unveiled a rough sketch of a massive health care overhaul to rank-and-file lawmakers Thursday, but a lack of detail,...

China carfentanil ban a 'game-changer' for opioid epidemic
China carfentanil ban a 'game-changer' for opioid epidemic

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

SHANGHAI — So deadly it's considered a terrorist threat, carfentanil has been legal in China— until now. Beijing is banning carfentanil and three...

AROUND TOWN: Heart Ball a 'Midwinter Night's Dream' to remember in Colorado Springs
AROUND TOWN: Heart Ball a 'Midwinter Night's Dream' to remember in Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Elegant ladies in evening gowns and glittering Venetian masks took the arms of formally attired men, many wearing red ties, and strolled the lobby of...

Retired Manitou Springs nurse with end-stage cancer falls in love again, prepares for what comes next
Retired Manitou Springs nurse with end-stage cancer falls in love again, prepares for what comes next

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

After preparing as best she could to die seven years ago, Cherie Cree is still facing mortality's ticking clock. It's closer to stopping now....

This podcast is so boring it puts people to sleep, and that's why insomniacs love it
This podcast is so boring it puts people to sleep, and that's why insomniacs love it

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

The problem with a good podcast is that it is interesting. That is, it's a problem if you're an insomniac trying to lull yourself to sleep. And...

Live Well: 3 ways to cultivate love on Valentine's Day
Live Well: 3 ways to cultivate love on Valentine's Day

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Happy Valentine's Day - what will you do in the name of love? Listen, I know there are V Day haters out there, the ones who grumble and call it a...

Why does the United States still let 12-year-olds get married?
Why does the United States still let 12-year-olds get married?

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Michelle DeMello walked into the clerk’s office in Colorado thinking for sure someone would save her. She was 16 and pregnant. Her Christian...

Louisville rocked by 52 overdose calls in just 32 hours
Louisville rocked by 52 overdose calls in just 32 hours

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Louisville, Kentucky, has seen an alarming spike in drug overdoses in recent days. According to The Courier-Journal newspaper, first responders took on...

This song is scientifically designed to make your baby happy
This song is scientifically designed to make your baby happy

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Experts have teamed up to answer a question that any parent wishing to soothe or amuse a little one would appreciate the answer to: What kind of music...

Colorado Springs garners high ranking for health-conscious cities
Colorado Springs garners high ranking for health-conscious cities

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Colorado Springs earned the No. 3 spot among the nation's most health-conscious cities in a new study by personal finance group ValuePenguin. And with...

Colorado GOP launches campaign against insurance exchange
Colorado GOP launches campaign against insurance exchange

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

DENVER — Colorado Republicans launched their opening attack on the health insurance exchange Tuesday. Just don't call it an attack on Obamacare....

A machine that used to be considered punishment is now a $1.4 billion fitness industry
A machine that used to be considered punishment is now a $1.4 billion fitness industry

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

As the weather turns colder, Jen Forman will do what she's always done to get her runs in: She'll go to her treadmill in her home, press start and run...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Feb. 7, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

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Don't let stress derail your weight goals
Don't let stress derail your weight goals

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Wake up before sunrise to go running. Purposefully avoid breakfast or a snack in the hope of saving calories. Assume that "more intense" is always...

Cardiologist David Greenberg, MD: Preventing heart disease this Valentine’s Day

Tue, Feb 14, 2017 - 7:17 AM 0

“I believe the best intervention for the treatment of patients with heart disease is prevention,” said David Greenberg, MD, cardiologist...

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